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>> she's a hard working and very articulate person. maybe she'd be a great press aid for a reasonable candidate. but she shouldn't be coming from disastrous career in the business world without any redemption and then suddenly be the leader oof the free world. it seems like there should be steps in between. and maybe the donald is getting deeper under his skin because at this rally he promise promised to by everything trump is not. >> i hope i'll be so eloquent and so high energy that you sign up for the coxs in february and get 10 other people to do the same. >> and trump mean while, could be meeting with vladimir putin soon. quote there's a better than
likely chance he'll meet putin when he comes to new york for the united nations. and a friend of dylan rough has been arrested by the fbi. we don't know the exact charges just yet but he was apparently under investigation for lying to investigators and failing to report a crime. afterwards, he said he and the shooter had been friends in middle school and that he and rough recently made contact. nine people were killed at the emmanuel church in charleston. rough faces the death penalty. more than 20 students were suspended thursday for wearing clothingess ess clothes with the confederate flags. students say the policy is a violation of their first amendment right to free speech.
the ban was put in place to ease racial tensions after several racially motivated fights in 2001 and 2. they need maintain a orderly and safe environment for all students. and just days before pope francis arrives. but before, he's in cuba he had quote geez jesus loves you var ery much. and over at the the emaculate conception on the grounds of america in d.c., construction crews are hard at work at the place where he'll hold his first mass in the u.s. they're eve. adding a cell phone tower for better service.
obama and address congress before leaving to philadelphia and new york. the new vaccine, it is working well. health experts say it's a good match against that surprise strain that caused so much havoc last time around. last year, flu hospitalizations of seniors were the highest since they started recording the stat more than a decade ago. it was a nightmare for students on the way home from school in tampa on thursday. a school bus carrying elementary school students curene under to a shallow pond. injuries. it's still unclear what caused the bus to run off the road. one student said it looked like the driver could not get the brakes to work. if you didn't stay up for the end of last night's kansas
city denver game, you missed plenty energy. and k.c. welcoming back erick cancer. and in the third, broncos peyton manning closed for the first down and it may not seem like a big play but that put manning with over 70,000 total yards thrown in his career. that's almost 40 miles, folks. we crunched the numbers. that's the distance from the front lawn of the white house all the way down to baltimore. he's behind brett favre for the all time record but that could change so stay tuned for that. and broncos down by a touchdown until manning swings one to sanders to tie it and the chiefs will have time left to get ahead of them and take a listen to this.
it is picked up by the broncos. it is in the end zone, for an unbelievable touchdown. >> oh, yeah, stone cold stunner. and broncos win it 31-24. told you it was a good game. and will the weather be as exciting today? if you're a chiefs fan, you're brutally depressed. the weather as we head towards our last summer weekend and we had a lot of showers in and around the chicago area. as you go throughout the morning, we'll watch these storms fall apart and still a good deal of lightning with these storms. later on today, new storms will develop and greatest threat is wind and hail damage but there is a possibility of an isolated
tornado near kansas city and northern portions of missouri. i don't expect a tornado outbreak or anything like that. and this is the last day of way above average temperatures. if you love summer, enjoy the day in oklahoma city and dallas. near 100 degrees. st. louis near 192. hn 102. and one more warm day up the east coast, low humidity should be enjoyable from atlanta to boston. and looks pretty dry across the country and temperatures very comfortable. now a closer look at your day ahead. so,io acan see -- you can see where the cold front is set up. 90 in st. louis. in the northeast, enjoy beautiful weather today. temperatures continue to be above average. a great last summer weekend for everyone that loves summer, been
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understandably, their passengers were not happy. >> it's all crazy and hectic. i don't know what's going on and it's a little frustrated. getting aggravated. >> a quarter past 2:00 in the afternoon, they sent out this tweet saying their conecativity issues had been resolved. and the president honors the three people. >> because of their teamwork, it's fair to say a lot of people were saved. >> absolutely. now to ohio. a fire engulfs the largest ski resort. and authorities are trying to determine the cause of the fire. and deep from outer space, there are new images of pluto, taken by the new horizon spacecraft.
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and number 11 clemson improves their record to 3-0. and louisville missed an opportunity. and in milwaukee, things started off on the wrong foot. and he completely misses the catcher and hits the cameraman. third inning, pitcher jimmy nelson is hit in the head by a line drive. the ball came off at 104 miles per hour. nelson was able to get up on his own power. that was good but he spent the night at the hospital and later tweeted i'm feeling good and was very lucky it wasn't worse. blessed and thankful. the cubby ies are now within two games of the wild card leading the pirates.
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and stevie wonder suing former lawyer's wife. and "black mass" and everest tells the true story of the 1990 mount everest blizzard that killed the climbers. and then there is this. a jeopardy contestant was able to trick alex trebeck into re-create ing a classic snl scene. >> what is the love balled of tur ferguson psi mom. >> he didn't like that. >> no, not at all. >> he didn't go along with that. >> he wasn't ready for that. it's one of my all time favorite, actually. >> more than ta he church lady? >> yeah. i think so.
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to negligence homicide and was institutional institutionalized. and now a judge has cleared him to inter public school. 25 girls from st. mary's academy aced ap calculus test. earning them all college credit. >> are you saying there's something fishy there? >> i don't know. interesting though. and high school football field destroyed by accidental weed killer. they're trying to find out if they can still play on their home turf. after the company misread the weed killer for fertilizer. and north carolina wants to place a statue of billy graham in the state capital and it
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breaking news this morning. gunfire in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant. live pictures from the scene here. a man is rushed to the hospital. we'll tell you what police are saying. plus, two rikers islands guard arrested. the plot they were accused of hatching with some of the prisoners. and the future of times square up for debate. the proposals being considered by a special task force. "today in new york" starts now. good morning, everybody. friday, september 18th. it's 4:30 a.m. i'm michael gargiulo. >> i'm kerry barrett. >> chris cimino is here. i was just thinking the issue in times square might be taken care of by the weather in a couple months. >> let's hope so.
maybe, maybe not. you never know. but it's still warm out there. 70 degrees in the city. suburbs are cooler. a lot of 50s. most of long island, 60s. down the shore, same thing. but lower 50s through northwest new jersey. starting out with a clear sky. another day filled with sunshine. temperatures warming again to 84 by noontime. yesterday made it to 89. degrees. first check on the roads. here's emily west. >> we have early morning problems in queens. grand central parkway eastbound around the van wyck, the right lane is taken up there. let's take a live look at the george washington bridge this morning. you can see the upper-level road work, a couple lanes blocked. outbound, you'll find construction as well. there also is an accident on the taconic state parkway. that blocks two lanes. more weather and traffic coming up.
we're following breaking news coming in from younkers. a man shot in the parking lot of a burger king. >> reporter: michael, this story is still unfolding. right now we know one man has been shot and is in very serious condition at the hospital. i want to show you the scene here. you can see a lot of detectives here in this parking lot of burger king. on the floor, you can see a lot of markers, bullet casings on the ground, a car they've been looking through for evidence. the shooting happened just after 12:30 this morning. police cordoned off this parking lot and spent most of the morning searching for evidence and questioning witnesses inside this burger king. you can see them with flashlight flashlights going through a black mercedes. it's not clear how many shots were fired or the motive for the shooting. you can see what appears to be the victim's mother yelling "my son, my son." again, that victim was taken to
the hospital. we're waiting to get more information on his condition as well as more information on exactly what happened. of course, as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. that's the latest from here in younkers. >> all right, lori. thank you. meanwhile, new this morning, the parents of a young girl now under arrest for allegedly abducting their own child. this is 42-year-old carlos hicks and 39-year-old jacqueline hendricks. both of them facing custodial interference charges. hicks was also charged with aggravated harassment. police say their daughter, 10-year-old celine hicks, was found in good condition. they say her mother, who does school wednesday afternoon. new this morning, police have a suspect in custody now in the connection to the murder of two women at two different hotels. law enforcement sources tell news 4 36-year-old joseph danclair is being questioned. police believe he spent time with a 35-year-old woman who was